Big Ten Symposium Carlson School of Management


IS Big Ten Symposium

Carlson School of Management,
University of Minnesota
May 9-11, 2013

The BIG 10 IS conference for 2013 will be hosted by the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota from May 9-11, 2013. The event will start on Thursday the 9th with a reception and will conclude at noon on Saturday, May 11th. Sessions will be held at the Executive Development Center in the Carlson School, 321 19th Ave. S., Mpls. MN 55455 - 2nd floor, Room 2-260R.

The registration fee for the conference is $150 which covers reception, all meals (including conference dinner) and refreshments.

Detailed information (Tentative)

Thursday, May 9th
Reception: 6:00 p.m.

Directions to the Carlson School Private Dining Room for the reception/dinner. 6:00 p.m. Thursday

Directions for Thursday:
Walk across 19th Ave. and enter in the North side of the Carlson School building. Immediately, after entering the doors, take left down the stairs and through the double doors. Proceed down the hall to the windows-go slightly right and then immediate left to the far room by the windows.

Friday, May 10th
Directions for Friday:
Enter in the North side of the Carlson School building. Immediately, after entering the doors, take a right up the stairs-then go immediate right around the corner into the School. Proceed down the hallway and it is the first door on the left- Front door to the Executive Center- Room 2-250. After entering 2-250, proceed towards the left and halfway down the hallway to the room on right hand side - Room "R".
Option 2- Elevator
Enter the North side door-Keep going forward and through the next set of glass doors and proceed down the hallway. Take a left at the"T" to go to the elevators. One floor up, 2nd floor-go right after stepping out and take the first right and go to 2-250-first door on the right.

Thursday, May 9
6pm Reception and Dinner-Carlson School Dining Room

Friday, May 10
8:0 0 am Breakfast

8:20-8:30 am Welcome - George John, Associate Dean
8:30-9:30 am Opening Remarks - Prof Richard Boland, CWRU

9.30 - 10.30 am Junior Faculty Presentations (2 presentations)

10:30-10:45am Coffee Break

10:45 am-11:45 am Junior Faculty Presentations (2 presentations)

12:00-1:30pm Lunch in the Executive Center

1:45-3:15pm Senior Faculty Panel - research related issues

Panelists: Alok Gupta, Richard Boland, Hemant Jain Sample issues: research productivity, research issues, research collaboration, publishing, preparing a tenure dossier

3:15-3:30pm Coffee Break

3:30-5:30pm PhD Student Presentations( 120 mins)

6:00pm Social Event and Dinner -TCF Bank Stadium, President's Suite

Saturday, May 11

8:00am Breakfast

8:30-9:50 am PhD Student Presentations (80 min)

9:50-10:00am Coffee Break

10:00- 11:00 am - Closing Address: Prof. Gordon Davis: Building a Productive Life as a Scholar

11:15 - 11:30 - Wrap up.
Boxed lunch


    Abdullah Albizri, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
    Jordan Barlow, Indiana University
    Akshay Bhagwatwar, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University
    Richard Boland, Case Western Reserve University
    Robert Easley, University of Notre Dame
    Alok Gupta, University of Minnesota
    Lin Hao, University of Notre Dame
    Yu Huang, Michigan State University
    Yu-Hsiang (John) Huang, University of Illinois
    Hemant Jain, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
    Keehyung Kim, University of Wisconsin, Madison
    Dong-Heon Kwak, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
    Eric Larson, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
    Kipum Lee, Case Western Reserve University
    Xiao Ma, University of Wisconsin, Madison
    Jackie Rees Ulmer, Purdue University
    Gautam Ray, University of Minnesota
    Ching Ren, University of Minnesota
    Binny Samuel, Indiana University- Kelley School of Business
    Shweta Singh, University of Minnesota
    Mark Srite, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
    Mani Subramani, University of Minnesota
    Yu-Ju (Tony) Tu, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
    Miguel Velasco, University of Minnesota
    Na Zhang, Purdue University


We expect at least one faculty member and one PhD student to attend from each school.

For details related to the Conference please contact Donna / 612-624-9520

Vegetarian/Dietary requests, please enter in the feedback box along with the registration.

Click here to register


Aloft Minneapolis

To reserve rooms at the Aloft Minneapolis call toll free reservations line at 1-877-GO-ALOFT, Ask for MISRC Big Ten Symposium on May 9th and 10th. Rooms held 14 days prior to arrival, and will release any unused rooms at that time on April 25th. The Aloft is about 10 minutes away from the Carlson School, 900 Washington Ave. South, Minneapolis, Mn.
Direct 1-612-455-8400
Rate $99 + tax= $112.27


East Bank-TCFStadium-Map


Directions from the 19th Ave. Parking ramp
Proceed through the skyway from the ramp (3rd floor of the ramp) and continue into the Carlson School around the corner towards the right (entrance from the skyway-3rd floor is the entrance to the 2nd floor of the Carlson School) and a short way down the hallway go in the first door on the left. This is the entrance to the Executive Center, Room 2-250. After entering 2-250, proceed towards the left down the hall to Room 2-260R on the right.

Light Rail- Cedar Station
Carlson School -Cross 19th Ave. on
the West side of the Carlson building and go to Riverside Ave. then to Cedar Ave. At Cedar Ave. (take a left)
Follow Cedar (North) to S. 6th St. (four way traffic stop) Take a right onto S. 6th St. (On your right is Riverside Plaza). Follow S. 6th St. to S. 16th Ave. (On the right is Riverside Plaza rental office) Go to the left on S. 16th Ave. and proceed to the light rail tracks.

Conference Organizers:

Gautam Ray

Ching Ren

Mani Subramani

Carlson School of Management University of Minnesota

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